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Eric Whiteside

Full name: Stanley Eric Kenneth Whiteside
Gender: Male
Born: October 25, 1904 in Firozpur, Punjab, India
Died: May 12, 1997
Country: IND India
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Ray Whiteside.

Biography

Eric Whiteside competed for India at the 1936 Olympics but was also an outstanding boxer. He was All-Indian Lightweight Boxing Champion three times before he took up athletics. In 1948 he and his family emigrated to Australia, where his son, Ray, took up hockey and competed for Australia at the 1956 Olympics in that sport.

Personal Bests: 100y - 9.9 (1935); 200 - 21.7 (1936).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics Men's 100 metres India IND 5 h10r1/4
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics Men's 200 metres India IND 4 h7 r1/4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics India Round One Heat Ten 5

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Athletics India Round One Heat Seven 4
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